Penguins and Maple Leafs square off in Eastern Conference play

Toronto Maple Leafs (10-5-3, fourth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (9-10, sixth in the Metropolitan Division)

Pittsburgh; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Maple Leafs -115, Penguins -107; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins and the Toronto Maple Leafs meet in Eastern Conference action.

Pittsburgh is 4-6-0 at home and 9-10 overall. The Penguins have allowed 50 goals while scoring 60 for a +10 scoring differential.

Toronto has a 5-1-3 record in road games and a 10-5-3 record overall. The Maple Leafs have conceded 62 goals while scoring 63 for a +1 scoring differential.

Saturday’s game is the first meeting between these teams this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jake Guentzel has six goals and 16 assists for the Penguins. Sidney Crosby has eight goals and five assists over the past 10 games.

Auston Matthews has 14 goals and seven assists for the Maple Leafs. William Nylander has six goals and nine assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Penguins: 6-4-0, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.5 assists, 3.5 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up two goals per game.

Maple Leafs: 5-3-2, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.3 assists, 4.3 penalties and 11.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.7 goals per game.

INJURIES: Penguins: Mark Pysyk: out (lower-body), Will Butcher: out (undisclosed), Rickard Rakell: out (upper body), Pierre-Olivier Joseph: out (undisclosed), Bryan Rust: out (lower-body), Chad Ruhwedel: out (lower body).

Maple Leafs: John Klingberg: out (undisclosed), Matt Murray: out (hip), Timothy Liljegren: out (lower-body), Jake Muzzin: out for season (back).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.